Zayo provides ServerChoice with dark fiber; Elliot Management calls for Polycom, Mitel to merge

Wireline news from across the web:

> Zayo was selected by ServerChoice, a UK secure hosting specialist, to connect to one of its key Hertfordshire data centers. Release

> Elliott Management has disclosed stakes in U.S. video-conferencing equipment maker Polycom and Mitel Networks and pushed for a combination of the two. Reuters article

> Switch, a cloud-based business phone service, has integrated with Office 365 after working previously with Google Apps. TechCrunch article

> Coriant is now enabling support for the Restconf interface and YANG data modeling language.  SDX Central article

Cable News
> Comcast said it is now selling products from third parties that work with its Xfinity Home security and home automation platform. Article

> The NCTA has urged the FCC to reject calls for a new technology standard aimed at opening the pay-TV set-top market to devices sold at retail. Article

Online Video News
> Netflix stock took an upward turn after the SVOD provider announced it will implement another price hike on Nov. 11, charging new subscribers $9.99 monthly for its popular two-device streaming tier. Article

Wireless News
> Sprint CFO Tarek Robbiati said the carrier plans to cut about 10 percent of operating costs to save $2 billion and thinks the company can slash another $500 million in costs related to equipment spending. Article

> Qualcomm, which indicated in November 2014 that it would push into the server chipset market dominated by Intel, demonstrated its Server Development Platform (SDP) product, which it said is now sampling to Tier 1 data center customers. Article

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